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REVEALED: How Gunmen Attacked Yinka Ayefele's Radio Station In Ibadan

Armed robbers have attacked Fresh FM, a radio station owned by popular Gospel musician Yinka Ayefele.


The incident happened on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state, where the station is located.

An official of the station, who confirmed the attack to Punch, said the three-man gang stormed the station during a live broadcast.

He added that the on-duty workers were dispossessed of their belongings which include, laptops, money and other valuables.

“No fatality. No one was injured, they just took away valuables,” he said

Fresh 105.9 FM is a broadcast radio station from Ibadan, Nigeria providing African news and sports; with a heavy emphasis on lifestyle and entertainment; in English.  African Entertainment News. 180 tune ins FM 105.9 – 128Kbps.


Fresh FM is a network of radio stations in Nigeria, owned by Olayinka Joel Ayefele. Fresh FM stations are located in Abeokuta, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Ibadan, Lagos, and Osogbo.

Armed robbers on Sunday stormed one of the private radio stations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and carted away valuables.

Our correspondent gathered that the radio station, Fresh FM located in the Challenge area of Ibadan belongs to gospel musician, Mr Yinka Ayefele.

The radio station was attacked by armed robbers in the early hours of Sunday.

The armed robbers reportedly also stole property belonging to members of staff at the station.

A staff of the radio station who asked not to be named confirmed the attack to DAILY POST on Sunday.

He said “Yes it happened. There is no fatality.

Yinka Ayefele MON is a Nigerian music producer, gospel singer, CDS, VCDS, radio presenter and founder of Fresh FM Radio Station, Ibadan.

Ayefele worked briefly as a journalist and broadcaster at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Ibadan, where he also produced jingles and musical works on radio.

He began his music career in 1997 after he was involved in an automobile accident that damaged his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair.

While in the hospital after spending there about 9 months, his friend, Kola Olootu visited and advised him to put some songs together.

This suggestion resulted in the release of his debut album titled, Bitter Experience in 1998 which brought him into the limelight.

The release of Bitter experience was followed by the release of Sweet Experience.

Other albums released by the gospel musician are Something Else, Divine Intervention and Life after death, released in honour of Gbenga Adeboye, a Nigerian radio presenter, musician and comedian.

The title Bitter Experience reflected his ordeal and Sweet Experience was the sweetness after a “Bitter Experience”.

Yinka Ayefele owns a radio station called Fresh FM 105.9 FM located in Oyo state. The radio station was established in 2015 and licensed by NBC on 30 April 2015.


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